Terms & Conditions

The Hirer – Means the person hiring the tents/Tipis from Canterbury Tipis.

The Company – Means the Business Canterbury Tipis located at 48 New House Lane Canterbury Kent CT4 7BH

Equipment – means the Tipis/Tents and other materials booked on the invoice form for the client

The Period of Hire – is the period between completing the set up of the Equipment and beginning the dismantling.

Unless stated in writing all orders are accepted subject to the Terms and Conditions of hiring stated below and the Hirer by authorizing or allowing work to proceed is deemed to have acknowledged this. Items hired remain the property of Canterbury Tipis / Amie Butler

1/. The hirer is responsible for the equipment from the time of delivery until its collection. All customers are responsible for breakages, personal injury, damage and loss.

2/. The Hirer undertakes not to light, or allow to be lit, any fire, candle or other naked flame within or close to the equipment without the prior written consent of the Company. Nor to use any, heating, cooking, open flame or other gas or electrical appliances unless discussed prior with the company.
a. Not to enter the equipment whilst being erected or dismantled.

3/. The period of hire shall mean the period when the Company have erected the equipment until they dismantle it.

4/. All equipment should be returned as supplied clean and in good condition.

5/. Bookings are accepted subject to availability of stock. If the event is cancelled The Company reserve the right to the agreed 20% of the total hire cost within 14 days of the booked event unless the event is rebooked only upon one occasion.

6/. The hire charges are based on the assumption that the site is level, flat, firm and vehicular access is provided. The hirer must inform the Company of any cables, pipes, drains or other services that may be buried under the surface, failure to do so will result in the hirer being liable for any damage. The Company not accept responsibility for any damage to the site caused by the erection of the Equipment or vehicles required to carry out the work.

7/. In reasonable time before the company erects any of the equipment, the hirer shall inform the company where on the site the equipment is to be erected. In the absence of such information the company shall be at liberty to erect the equipment in a different position the company sees fit.

8/. No responsibility can be accepted for injury caused by the use of the equipment hired.

9/. When any breakages or losses arise no substitute items can be accepted.

10/. The hirer shall satisfy there self as to the condition of the equipment supplied at the time of acceptance of the equipment, by the hirer, his agent or employee.

11/. The hirer shall not make any alterations or modifications to the equipment nor dismantle and remove furnishings.

12/. All bookings must be made in writing accompanied by a 20% deposit of the total hire value to confirm the booking. The full amount must be then paid once the equipment is set up. The Company reserves the right to take any necessary legal action and to charge the customer the full price of a replacement for losses or damages together with any reasonable costs.

13/. Deposits are non refundable if you cancel. However if you decide you wish to rebook for another date- we will continue the deposit scheme untill the next organised date.

14/. The hire charges do not include attendance and security services. The hirer will be responsible for the maintenance and security of the equipment during the whole period of hire and must ensure that all equipment is secure when not in use.

15/. The equipment is the responsibility of the hirer from the time it is fully erected until the time it is dismantled and removed from site.

16/. Although the company will use its best endeavours to fulfil every contract, performance of the contract is subject to variation or cancellation by the company in consequence of trade disputes, fire, act of God, war, civil emergencies, break down, failure or restrictions on the use of transport, fuel or power, requisitioning or any other cause beyond the reasonable exception or control of The Company.